Subject: Re: Getting started...
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Allen Briggs <email@example.com>
Date: 02/01/2001 20:40:10
Thanks to both Donn and Klaus for their responses.
On Wed, Jan 31, 2001 at 11:54:09PM -0800, Donn Cave wrote:
> The boot floppy (I believe it was inst_vga.fs) works OK for my
> late model 603e machine, so so I believe you need some diagnostics.
Any idea what kind?
> bad luck with those things. I made mine from BeOS,
> $ dd if=inst_vga.fs of=/dev/disk/floppy/raw obs=18k
I just tried this again (from BeOS). It makes a floppy. I shut the
machine down. Power it off. Wait some amount of time. Turn it on.
I get 4 cycles of lights going up and down. It hits the floppy briefly,
then zooms the Be logo and starts booting BeOS.
> My video is the stock S3.
Mine is an S3 Trio64. Presumably stock.
Allen Briggs firstname.lastname@example.org
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